Republicans select Quay Delegates

William Thompson The Republican Party of Quay County met Tuesday evening in Tucumcari to select delegates to the state Republican Pre-Primary Nominating Convention in Alburquerque on Mar. 6. Three delegates, “Scooter” Mitchell, Tucumcari, Sam Morrow, Logan and Travis Nelson, Nara Visa, were selected to attend the nominating convention. The purpose of the Nominating Convention in […]

Irish singers head to Tucumcari

TV Hagenah Tuesday will see the first performance in Tucumcari of this year’s New Mexico Presenters’ Alliance entertainers and according to Quay County Center for the Arts president Judy Hiner, it should be very good. The Jan. 27, 7 p.m. performance will feature what is being billed as “a Musical Tour of Irish Musicians.” “I […]

36 annual AG/Home Ec seminar held

TV Hagenah The 36th annual Agricultural and Home Economics Seminar took place Thursday at the Tucumcari Convention Center on the west end of Tucumcari and according to the people in charge the event proved to be a “tremendous success.” “I felt it went extremely well,” said Pete Walden, New Mexico State Extension Agent for Quay […]

70 students named to Tucumcari High School Honor Roll

Tucumcari High School released their honor roll for the second nine weeks term. .Second nine weeks: Seniors receiving straight “A’s” were Jamie Pender and Josette Rey. Juniors receiving straight “A’s” were Danny Benavidez, Alisha Craine and Marlena Murphy. Sophomores receiving straight “A’s” were Clay Beevers, Stephanie Burns, Drew Hale, Eric Holt and Ann Louise Romero. […]

Two walk across America for candidate

TV Hagenah Two young people, one from Ames, Iowa and the other from Ann arbor, Mich. traveled through Tucumcari late last week. That they traveled through Tucumcari was less of note than how and why. The two, Jonathan Meier and Amy Kaplan are walking across the United States in support of a political candidate and […]

March, services honor Martin Luther King

TV Hagenah On a cold Monday morning, almost 50 people gathered at the southwest corner of Tucumcari’s Northside Park to pay homage to Dr. Martin Luther King by marching a short distance and then attending a brief service in his honor at a nearby church. The people, ranging from youths to senior citizens, walked approximately […]

Conservation district sells trees

TV Hagenah Evelyn Massey. District Clerk for the Canadian River Soil and Water Conservation District announced Monday that she is now taking orders for the district’s annual tree sale. Massy said she has a wide variety of trees available for anyone interested in planting trees later this season. “We’ve got just about everything,” said Massy, […]

Altrusa receives grant

TV Hagenah The Altrusa International Club of Tucumcari, a women’s service and philanthropy organization, received a $1,000 check from the Comcast Foundation on Jan. 7. The check was presented to the organization by Lem Chesher of the National Resources Conservation Service and the Canadian River Soil and Water Conservation District for volunteer work club members […]

Economic Development meeting draws big crowd

TV Hagenah The Economic development “visioning session” Tuesday evening did what most in the audience want Tucumcari to achieve. It grew so big, it outgrew its confines. The original site for the meeting was scheduled for the Territorial Building of the Tucumcari Convention Center at the east end of Tucumcari. However, 10 minutes after the […]

Phones out in Tucumcari

TV Hagenah From 1:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 16 to roughly 4:10 p.m. the same day, Tucumcari was without land-line based phone service and according to city officials much of the community ground to a halt. The cause according to Qwest personnel was a break between Tucumcari and Clovis somewhere near Ragland. At this time the […]